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One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2017 The Trap (pre-production) (rumored)
 2016 Beyond Deceit (filming)
Abrams
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Other Works:

Played Harry Levine in "Chinese Coffee," written by Ira Lewis' and Herod Antipas in "Salome" by Oscar Wilde, in repertory, on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 23 Interviews | 32 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 26 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the casting of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972)] Francis [Ford Coppola] knew I could do the part, and so did I. But he kept asking me to test again and again. I didn't want to go. I don't go where I'm not wanted. Once I got the role, I was waking up at four or five in the morning and going into the kitchen to brood over [it]. See more »

Trivia:

Won the Best Actor Obie (awarded for the best Off-Broadway performances) for "The Indian Wants The Bronx" in 1968. Was also nominated for a Best Actor Obie for "Why Is A Crooked Letter" in 1966. See more »

Trademark:

Jet black hair See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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